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The goals of the St. Luke’s Patient Access Center are to:

  • Provide a single point of contact to coordinate the transfer of a patient to St. Luke’s for diagnostic or interventional services.
  • Connect physicians and patients with the most appropriate St. Luke’s specialist.
  • Confirm that appropriate insurance approvals and authorizations are arranged.
  • When applicable, coordinate the appropriate means of transportation, including ground ambulances and aeromedical support.
  • Facilitate the follow-up and return of patients to the primary sending physician. This service is available to all patients and for any condition from simple to complex
  • Facilitate a ready bed for all admissions
  • Provide easy access for ED referrals

The intent of the Patient Access Center is to streamline patient throughput and increase customer service for our patients and providers.